Karl Kirchwey will read from and discuss his book
The Happiness of This World
, a collection of poems about living in the present and what that means for future generations. Kirchwey is an associate professor and director of the creative writing program at Bryn Mawr College. Works by the award-winning author of four previous collections have appeared in several literary magazines. A book signing and reception will follow the reading and discussion. Call 610-687-1124.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Library of Radnor Township, 114 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne
A community flea market will be held in Exton, including a plant-sale table, a bake sale, and a church's homemade Soup-to-Go sale. Patio containers and costume jewelry also will be for sale. Call 610-363-2363 or visit
Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, West Whiteland, 1105 E. Lincoln Highway, Route 30, Exton
Career Transitions, a networking and support group for people changing jobs, offers free help to local professionals. This month's meeting includes a talk by Matt Hugg on "Six Obstacles to Breaking into Nonprofit Work." For information, e-mail Bart Ruff at
Time: 9:45 a.m.
Location: Strayer University, Room 103, 234 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia
Westminster Choir College students directed by Kathy Ebling-Thorn will perform seven octaves of bells and chimes. A reception with the musicians will follow. Call 610-696-0554 or visit
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 130 W. Miner St., West Chester
Chester County Art Association (CCAA) has partnered with Exton Square mall to bring an art display to the Exton Square Studio on the mall's lower level. Elizabeth Domotor will present 30 pieces of her art. CCAA created the exhibit to promote its
show, on view at CCAA Exton Studio Gallery. Call 610-524-1925 for information.
Day: Through May 18
Time: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays